BioHDF - Toward Scalable Bioinformatics Infrastructures

submitted by: mark_welsh

The huge volume of data produced by novel sequencing technologies presents significant challenges around data transmission, storage, bioinformatics analysis, visualization, and archiving. Widespread adoption of Next Generation DNA Sequencing (NGS) will be hindered if bioinformatics software cannot scale to meet these challenges.

Source Organism and Molecule Information at INSDC and the Trace Archives

submitted by: dougramsey
Guy Cochrane, European Nucleotide Archive, EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute, Welcome Trust Genome Campus The databases of the International Nucleotide Sequence Database Collaboration (INSDC, DDBJ/EMBL/GenBank) and of the Trace and Short Read Archive collaborations between the NCBI and the EBI provide free and comprehensive access to nucleotide sequencing information, from raw sequencing machine output through to functional annotation. As well as offering a direct public portal into...